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Politics Jan 17Sanders, Clinton clash during Democratic debate in Charleston
In a turn from more civil Democratic presidential debates, all three candidates clashed on health care, gun policy and more in a forum just a few blocks from the "Mother Emanuel" church where nine parishioners were murdered last year.
Politics Dec 20Democratic debate analysis: Did Sanders regain momentum?
Clinton's brush-off of the data breach controversy underscores her confidence in a race in which Sanders is struggling to regain momentum as the focus shifts away from an economic message to one of national security.
Politics Dec 20‘We should move on,’ Clinton says at debate over Sanders data breach
Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton moved past the rancor over a breach of her campaign's valuable voter data, shifting Saturday night's debate into a pointed but polite discussion of national security, Americans' heightened terrorism fears and the…
Politics Dec 19Clinton faces questions over how to address data breach ahead of debate
Friday's revelations that four members of Sanders' campaign staff improperly accessed voter information compiled by Clinton's campaign shook up what had been a relatively civil race. It is a development that has the potential to transform a sleepy Saturday night…
Economy Dec 07Clinton offers new ‘exit tax’ on U.S.-foreign company mergers
Hillary Clinton on Wednesday will unveil a proposal for a new "exit tax" aimed at cracking down on corporate inversions, a practice that permits U.S. companies to merge with corporations overseas to lower their tax bill.
Politics Dec 05What’s in a name? Hillary Clinton knows more than most
Citing Clinton's preference, The Associated Press this past week changed its style and refers to her as Hillary Clinton. The shift seems to fit into an attack line pushed by Republicans, but longtime Clinton observers say the changes reflect political…
Politics Nov 17Democrats planning multi-year strategy to recapture seats in Congress
WASHINGTON — Democrats need to map out a multi-year election strategy to maintain the White House, recapture seats in Congress and in state legislatures and rebuild their bench of candidates, according to a task force formed after the party's dismal…
Politics Nov 14Following Paris attacks, Clinton and Sanders spar on foreign policy
A day after deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as the strongest U.S. commander in chief in an uncertain world, even as she found herself forced to defend the Obama administration's response to the rise of…
Politics Nov 14Sanders faces major test in second Democratic primary debate
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders faces the biggest test yet of his insurgent presidential campaign on Saturday night, when he faces off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton in the party's second primary debate.
Politics Nov 07With attacks on Clinton, Democratic race enters new phase
The Democratic primary race entered a new phase on Friday night, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Gov. Martin O'Malley escalating their criticism of front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.